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Hydrogeologic report warns of pipeline threats to Memphis drinking water source

A hydrogeologic report presented to Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) warns that the Byhalia crude oil pipeline proposed by Valero Energy Corp....

Tennessee Congressman urges White House to rescind Memphis pipeline permit

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) wrote to President Biden urging that he direct the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rescind its recently issued na...

Groups urge Memphis water utility to protect wellfield and aquifer from oil pipeline threat

SELC and a coalition of citizen and conservation groups sent a letter to Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) requesting that the utility take act...

Citizens groups urge federal agency to deny permit for oil pipeline over vital aquifer

SELC and a coalition of conservation and citizen groups is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny a permit for an oil pipeline that woul...

Filing aims to protect North Carolina’s waters from proposed gas pipeline

This week, SELC, on behalf of Haw River Assembly, joined a lawsuit to help the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality defend its deci...

Thank you for fighting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline with us

When, on July 5th, Duke Energy and Dominion Energy abruptly cancelled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, it didn't come out of nowhere. For years, SELC...

Dominion and Duke Energy abandon Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Updated July 6: When Dominion and Duke Energy announced the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in September 2014, the public knew right from the beginning...

D.C. Circuit hears challenge to unjust FERC practice

Monday the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia heard a challenge to a systematic practice by the Federal Energy Regulatory Co...

Virginia lawmakers ban fracking east of I-95

The Virginia General Assembly is set to ban fracking in the eastern part of the state, a move that comes after a years-long campaign by SELC and...

From the steps of the Supreme Court

Months of preparation boiled down to 30 minutes Monday as SELC and its co-counsel made their case before the Supreme Court of the United States....

Atlantic Coast Pipeline permit before the Supreme Court

On Monday, February 24, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments in United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservati...

Going Above & Beyond to build a better future for the South

The next major endeavor for the director of SELC’s Virginia office hits close to home. “As lawyers at SELC, we’re always rigorously objective, b...

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